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Bf 110B serial number 1790 crashed near Søsum 6/9 1940.
The aircraft belonged 2./ Erg. Zer. Gr. Vaerloese and was coded BA+LG.
T/o Værsøse Op: Gunnery training.
The aircraft crashed at a rye field belonging to Korsvejgaard Farm near the
firing range at Søsum not far from Fliegerhorst
Værløse with the loss of the crew.
Pilot Unteroffizier Josef Walch and Wop Gefreiter Franz Gabriel were both laid
to rest in Kirke Værløse cemetery on 8/9 1940.
On 27/6 1944 they were
transferred to the København Vestre cemetery.
On Heldengedenktag 1941 a detachment from Fliegerhorst Værløse
visited the graves at Kirke Værløse cemetery.
Above pictures by Søren C. Flensted.
Sources: WASt, RL 2 III/769, VDK. Dairy of Tove Olsen J.no. 17/2000 at
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